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Dr Katy Berg

Clinical Tutor, School of Psychology

    Katy is a qualified Clinical Psychologist and Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist

    Dr Katy Berg is a Clinical Tutor on the Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

    Katy qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in 2008. Prior to training as a Clinical Psychologist, Katy worked as a Research Associate in the Department of Psychology at Birmingham University, within a team exploring the behavioural phenotypes of rare genetic syndromes with associated intellectual disability.

    Her current areas of research interest include: professional self-care, compassionate care and service user experiences of psychological therapy.

    Katy is an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist (British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies)

    Katy works as a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Co-ordinator in a psychological therapy service (Camden and Islington iCope).



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    Selected publications Publically available research outputs are available to download from UEL’s Research Open Access Repository (ROAR). Peer-reviewed Journal Articles Arron, K., Oliver, C., Berg, K., Moss, J., & Burbidge, C. (2011). The prevalence and phenomenology of self-injurious and aggressive behaviour in genetic syndromes. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 55(2), 109–120. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2010.01337.x

    Mount, R., Oliver, C., Berg, K., & Horsler, K. (2011). Effects of adult familiarity on social behaviours in Angelman syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 55(3), 339–350. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2010.01364.x

    Oliver, C., Berg, K., Burbidge, C., Arron, K., & Moss, J. (2011). Delineation of behavioral phenotypes in genetic syndromes: Characteristics of autism spectrum disorder, affect and hyperactivity. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41(8), 1019–1032. doi:10.1007/s10803-010-1125-5

    Burbidge, C., Oliver, C., Moss, J., Arron, K., Berg, K., Hill, L.,… Woodcock, K. A. (2010). The association between repetitive behaviours, impulsivity and hyperactivity in people with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54(12), 1078–1092. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2010.01338.x

    Moss, J., Oliver, C., Arron, K., Burbidge, C., & Berg, K. (2009). The prevalence and phenomenology of repetitive behavior in genetic syndromes. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39(4), 572–588. doi:10.1007/s10803-008-0655-6

    Moss, J., Oliver, C., Wilkie, L., Berg, K., Kaur, G., & Cornish, K. (2008). Prevalence of autism spectrum phenomenology in Cornelia de Lange and Cri du Chat syndromes. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 113(4), 278–291. doi:10.1352/0895-8017(2008)113[278:POASPI]2.0.CO;2






    Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
    MSc, PGDip and PGCert in Clinical and Community Psychology